Menu Add Edit Search
WWW Virtual Library Theatre and Drama

Auditions: Shakespeare in Love-Albany, NY - Casting ID # 1596223
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Albany, NY Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 06-12-19
Audition Date 10-13-19 Submission deadline 10-12-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant, whose fiery passion for poetry and drama leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Both are despondent when they learn that Viola’s father has promised her to the stuffy Lord Wessex in order to gain a title for their family. Under the veil of secrecy, Will and Viola’s passionate love affair becomes the basis of the very play he is writing – Romeo and Juliet. With opening night – and the wedding day – fast approaching, the plots race toward a parallel conclusion. Will it all work out in the end or are the two star-crossed lovers destined for tragedy? the two star-crossed lovers destined

Role # 1 Will Shakespeare
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A writer and poet.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Kit Marlowe
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Friend to Will, respected playwright.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Viola
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Wealthy young woman who disguises herself as Thomas Kent to audition for Shakespeare’s play


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Fennyman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Financial backer of Henslowe’s production.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Henslowe
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Owner of Rose Theatre.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Burbage
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Famous and accomplished actor/stage manager.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Mistress Quickly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Wardrobe mistress.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Queen Elizabeth I
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Last queen of Tudor dynasty.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Tilney
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Master of Revels responsible for censorship of plays.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Nurse
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Viola’s nurse and confidante


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Robert De Lesseps
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Viola’s father.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Lord Wessex
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Betrothed to Viola.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Ralph
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Novice actor, plays Nurse and Petruchio.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Nol
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Novice actor, plays Benvolio and Samson.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Robin
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Novice actor, plays Lady Capulet.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Adam
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Novice actor, plays Gregory, Benvolio, and Servingman.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 John Webster
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Street urchin who aspires to be an actor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Wabash
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Novice actor, Henslowe’s stammering tailor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Ned Alleyn
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Lead actor of Admiral’s Men, plays Mercutio.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Sam
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Plays Juliet.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 21 Peter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Plays Tybalt.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 22 Lambert
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Fennyman’s henchman.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 23 Frees
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Fennyman’s henchman.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 24 Burbage Heavies
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking actor who can portray the role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 25 Catling
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Guard at De Lesseps Hall.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 26 Guards
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Guards at de Lesseps Hall.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 27 Boatman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking actor who can portray the role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 28 Waiter
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking actor who can portray the role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 29 Barman
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Seeking actor who can portray the role.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 30 Molly
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tavern whore.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 31 Kate
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Tavern whore.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 32 Musicians
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Looking for a versatile talents to play the character.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 33 Abraham
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Looking for a versatile talents to play the character.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 34 Valentine
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Looking for a versatile actor to play the character.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 35 Proteus
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Looking for a versatile actor to play the character.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -